Allied Warships

HMS MTB 347 (MTB 347)

Motor Torpedo Boat of the Vosper 72 feet-type class

NavyThe Royal Navy
TypeMotor Torpedo Boat
ClassVosper 72 feet-type 
PennantMTB 347 
Built byVosper (Portchester, England, U.K.) 
Ordered17 Apr 1942 
Laid down 
Commissioned18 Mar 1943 
Lost1 Oct 1944 

Sunk by gunfire from German surface vessels off IJmuiden, Netherlands on 1 October 1944


Commands listed for HMS MTB 347 (MTB 347)

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1D G Felce, RNVR6 Feb 1943

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Notable events involving MTB 347 include:

Was sunk by a direct hit from gunboat K4 Barbara (ex Belgian sloop Artevelde) whilst attacking German convoy.(Battle report Kriegsmarine, date 11-10-1944) (1)


  1. Personal communication

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